At least 2 people are dead and at least another 70 injured after an Amtrak passenger train collided with a freight train in South Carolina early Sunday morning.
Injuries ranged from minor cuts to broken bones, a spokesman for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division told CNN.
Amtrak said in a statement, “Amtrak Train 91, operating between New York and Miami, came in contact with a CSX freight train at around 2:35 am in Cayce, South Carolina.”
UPDATE: South Carolina governor says both those killed in train crash worked for Amtrak. – AP 11:14 a.m. ET
UPDATE: Amtrak train involved in crash was on wrong track, South Carolina governor says. – ABC NEWS 12:19 p.m. ET